April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

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April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:56 pm

Any one in for a early morning session at Waukegan or Montrose? Don't feel like being the only one out on the beach. Thinking to head out around 8 to any of these spots
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby gbleck » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:57 pm

I might be available. Zion is showing open. I'm thinking on a NE Zion may be the call. On a north it tends to be cleaner wind.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby t bagger bob » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:21 pm

I should be able to make it also.
I`ll get there 10am or so.
Which spot, Waukegan or Zion, depends on wind direction.
I hope I can handle the cold, my last session was in Barbados.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby gbleck » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:03 pm

I'm in for Zion at 10 am.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby ironben » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:14 pm

man the waves going to be nice tomorrow. we were riding in casino today and white caps all over. cant wait till tomorrow.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby FSP » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:56 pm

Waves?

NE=Evanston perfection
NNE or N = Primo Casino

tough call for this one????
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:53 am

Kiteboarding in Evanston allowed?
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby maly » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:58 am

I'll be in Zion around 1pm , can you guys let me know where do you end up going , Zion or Keg ? Looks like there may be enough E for Keg to be good.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby t bagger bob » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:09 am

I`ll probably hold for a while till I see the numbers go up, seems too light right now.
Now thinking 11am or noon arrival, I have to pull out at 3pm, so if the numbers are not up, I will go on faith.
Seems like Zion to me.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:26 am

Bailed out as well. 11mph wasn't worth it for me. For who go have fun!
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Artem » Wed Apr 04, 2012 11:04 am

Waukegan for me at 12. It'll bump back up, have a little bit of faith :wink: I'll be riding the flats between the jettys :evil:
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby snowball » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:08 pm

Sunset session yesterday epic why did everyone leave right when I got there lol
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Artem » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:42 pm

At waukegan perfect wind rigging 9m.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby t bagger bob » Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:41 pm

Sure is nice to have Zion back on the launch map. The wind there today was sooooooo steady.
Did a drive by at Waukegan and the parking area is all cleaned up and looks ready for another season.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby maly » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:53 pm

Zion was awesome today , to bad I left my bar there.
Had another session at Waukegan later and now I know that if it blows NNE go ZION .
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby Northerner » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:32 pm

Classic pattern along the lake today. Up here we had a small craft advisory but no wind. North winds here almost always die off as the land heats up on sunny days. 20 in the morning less then 10 in the afternoon today. For you guys south of Kenosha it cranks up on these sunny days. Great to hear it was good and its nice to see the pattern hold

Tomorrow should be just as good for ya guys.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby gbleck » Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:51 am

The wind at zion was supper steady and built nicely around 2ish.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby jensmadwind » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:04 am

Greg and I will be getting to zion around 10:30 and would love to sett up a downwinder or two. If you are interested and would like to contribute your car/truck to the caravan , meet us at zion around that time or give me a call at 608-669-4069. We may stop off in kenosha and take a look if there is still a bunch of east in it.

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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby ironben » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:40 am

April 5
I ready to leave soon. S Michigan buoy reads 6.0 M waves.
Cant wait!
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby 4w7s » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:24 am

ironben wrote:April 5
I ready to leave soon. S Michigan buoy reads 6.0 M waves.
Cant wait!


are you looking at the right bouy???
6m = 19'+
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